|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||27 - 2|
|Name:||The Inter-Parliamentary Union|
|Name:||The Permanent International Peace Bureau|
|Profession:||Central office through which peace activities could be coordinated|
|Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1910|
|Motivation:||The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted international arbitration and it organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences. The Peace Bureau organized peace conferences, and it collected and published peace literature. It was the heart of the European peace movement, and it co-ordinated the activities of the various national and non-governmental peace organizations.|
|Name:||Hans Jakob Horst|
|Profession:||Rector. Member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee (1901-1931).|
|Comments:||Horst primarily nominated the Inter-Parliamentary Union as a single nominee, or as a co-recipient alonside the Permanent International Peace Bureau. In case the Committee wanted to give the prize to a person Horst primarily suggested that the prize ought to be divided equally between Cremer and Gobat. His subsidiary suggestion was a divided prize between Gobat and Ducommun. The Inter-Parliamentary Union was included on the short list, but no new evalutation was requested.|
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